Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto...
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to...
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are...
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power...
It was in making education not only common to all, but in some sense compulsory...
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest...
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance...
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Light is the symbol of truth.